You can help the cross country booster club work to save the environment at a recycling event on Saturday.
The club is sponsoring a the event Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chattahoochee High School. Electronics recycling, document shredding and paint recycling will be offered.
The electronics will be recycled by Recycletronics at the Tommy Nobis Center, a non-profit organization in Cobb County that has helped approximately 22,000 individuals with disabilities and barriers to employment since 1977.
Fort Green Document Shredding and Atlanta Paint Disposal are the secure document shredding and paint recycling companies respectively that will also participate in the event.
There will be a $5 per car donation to enter the parking lot and $5 charge per TV or monitor. All other electronics, including laptops, computers, (hard drives are securely wiped clean), printers, copiers, scanners, fax machines, power/network cables, stereos, VCRs, phones, digital equipment, etc. will be recycled free of charge.
Charges for secure document shredding will range from $5, $8 and $10 per banker-size box, legal-size box and bag respectively. All latex paints will be accepted for recycling at a $3 per gallon and $15 per 5-gallon can.
A one-time 5 percent referral fee is also being offered by Recycletronics and/or Fort Green if a corporate referral is made within 12 months of the date of the event that results in a minimum of $1,000 of revenue to Recycletronics or Fort Green. (Future business with that corporate referral is not subject to the 5 percent fee.) In the case of Recycletronics, a good-faith estimate of the value of the electronics would be made when received and payment made at that time.